2016-17 National Women's Development Team

2016-17 National Women's Development Team
Emerance Maschmeyer turned aside 17 of the 18 shots she faced, but Canada came up empty in 1-0 loss to Finland in the gold medal game Saturday at the 2017 Nations Cup.
A veteran-laden team – highlighted by seven women’s worlds silver medallists – will help Canada chase a fourth-straight gold.
Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team and Canada’s National Women’s Development Team had 13 alumnae selected in Toronto.
A trio of assistant coaches mentor the next generation of female players while inspiring their own sons and daughters.
There’s no shortage of experience for Canada, including six who won Nations Cup gold, and 20 U18 women’s worlds alumna.
Eden and Kelly Murray went head-to-head at selection camp, but they could be wearing red and white together by next week.
More than a decade after his U17 experience, a career change has Mark Packwood back on track to represent his country.
The 42-player roster includes five who helped Canada’s National Women’s Development Team to gold at the 2016 Nations Cup.
Team Canada alumna Noémie Marin will lead Canada behind the bench, with assistants Amanda Benoit-Wark and Nadine Muzerall.
Hopefuls for Canada’s National Women’s Program – under-18, development and national team – will converge on Calgary.
Development team and U18 team hopefuls will gather in Hamilton beginning May 4 for strength and conditioning camp.
Erica Howe made 11 saves, Sarah Lefort scored twice and Canada advanced to the Nations Cup final.
Laura Stacey and Victoria Bach scored second-period goals, and Canada hung on to edge the Swedes.
Erin Ambrose scored a goal and added two assists, leading Canada to the win in its Nations Cup opener.
Sarah Davis and Jade Downie-Landry scored early, but Canada came up one goal short to the Germans.
Rebecca Leslie and Emily Clark pulled Canada even twice, but it dropped the finale to the Americans.
Sarah Nurse made it two game-winners in as many days, helping Canada clinch the development series.
Victoria Bach and Sarah Nurse had second-period goals, and Canada held on to take the series opener.
Alanna Sharman and Jaycee Magwood scored goals in regulation, but the CIS stars fell in a shootout.
Kristyn Capizzano and Rhyen McGill scored 63 seconds apart to help White salvage the camp finale.
Rhyen McGill scored twice, and White used a five-goal first period to cruise to a win over the CIS.
Sarah Nurse had a goal and an assist, Kristin O’Neill added two helpers, and Red stayed unbeaten.
Kristin O’Neill snapped a third-period tie with the game-winner, and Red got its second camp win.
Sweden tied it very late, but Victoria Bach scored 42 seconds into extra time to give White the win.
Daley Oddy opened the scoring, but 35 saves from Sara Grahn helped the Swedes to the victory.
Sarah-Eve Coutu-Godbout scored a lucky-bounce winner in the dying minutes to help Red to the win.
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2016-17 NWDT: USA 3 – CAN 2 (Game 3)
Leslie and Clark scored goals, but Canada dropped the series finale.
2016-17 NWDT: CAN 4 – USA 3 (Game 2)
Nurse scored her second game-winning goal in as many days for Canada.
2016-17 NWDT: CAN 2 – USA 1 (Game 1)
Bach had a goal and an assist to help Canada open with a victory.
2016 NWDT: Summer selection camp
37 players from across the country have been split into Red and White teams for two intrasquad games, as well as match-ups against Sweden and a team of Canadian Interuniversity Sport all-stars, at Canada’s National Women’s Development Team selection camp in Calgary, ahead of a three-game summer series against the United States.
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